200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

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Transcript of a letter from George Johnstone, governor of West Florida, concerning the Stamp Act.

On pages 1, 2, and 6 of the letter, Johnstone describes the burden the Stamp Act has placed on the "infant colony" and his citizens' growing opposition to his administration.

Creator: George Johnstone
Date: April 01, 1766
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Correspondence

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Grade 10: Standard(s) 3

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